Ajmal Kasab, prime perpetrator of 26/11 is hanged

Four years after Ajmal Kasab and 9 other terrorists went on a shooting spree in Mumbai killing 166 people, the last surviving terrorist was hanged in Pune’s Yerwada jail.
  • Convicted terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving member of the 10-man group which went on a killing spree in Mumbai on Nov 26, 2008, seen here under police custody in this undated video grab by CNN IBN. Reuters/CNN IBN
  • Closed circuit television footage released on 3 December 2008 shows terrorists walking across a parking lot after the shooting spree at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus train station in Mumbai on 26 November. Reuters
  • Flames and smoke gush out of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai on 27 November 2008, after it was attacked by terrorists including Kasab. 166 people were killed and around 100 more wounded in the ensuing masacre. AFP
  • The scene at the Chattrapati Shivaji Railway terminus in Mumbai where the shootings by the terrorists started on the night of 26 November. The CCTV at the station captured images of the two gunmen including Kasab. AFP
  • Two foreign nationals who were held hostage by the terrorists for nearly twenty four hours walk together following their release from the Trident Oberoi hotel in Mumbai on 27 November, 2008. AFP
  • Site of the attack in the Colaba area of Mumbai. Armed with automatic weapons and grenades the terrorists targeted the Taj Mahal and Trident hotel after unleasing mahyem at the main railway station. AFP
  • Farida (right) is comforted by unidentified person after the funeral of her husband Vijay Rao Bhanja in Mumbai on 29 November 2008. Bhanja, executive chef at the Taj Hotel, was killed by the terrorists including Kasab. Reuters